Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
silk
Kun:
きぬ
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1916 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 絹糸 【ケンシ】 silk thread
  • 絹布 【ケンプ】 silk, silk cloth
  • 正絹 【ショウケン】 pure silk
  • 素絹 【ソケン】 coarse silk

Kun reading compounds

  • 絹 【きぬ】 silk
  • 絹糸 【けんし】 silk thread
  • 白絹 【しらぎぬ】 white silk

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
juan4
Korean:
gyeon

Spanish

  • seda

Portuguese

  • seda

French

  • soie
772 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
861 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
664 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1010 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3543 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
658 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1632 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2330 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1261 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1333 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
880 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1538 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1721 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
920 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1243 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1380 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27470 Morohashi
1361 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4499 New Nelson (John Haig)
1368 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1468 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
957 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2746 2001 Kanji
6a7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-7 SKIP code
2692.7 Four corner code
1-24-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d79 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
thread
Kun:
いと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
1488 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 糸 【シ】 thread, 0.0001, one ten-thousandth
  • 糸雨 【シウ】 drizzle, light rain, fine rain
  • 蚕糸 【サンシ】 silk thread, silk yarn
  • 金糸 【キンシ】 gold thread

Kun reading compounds

  • 糸 【いと】 thread, yarn, string
  • 糸口 【いとぐち】 beginning, start, first step, clue, lead, hint, thread end
  • 横糸 【よこいと】 weft, woof (crosswise threads on a loom)
  • 生糸 【きいと】 raw silk thread

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • hilo
  • hebra
  • cuerda

Portuguese

  • contexto

French

  • fil
83 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
75 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
27 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
699 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3492 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
113 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
807 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
720 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
242 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
242 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
409 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1503 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2703 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1379 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1866 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1345 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27221 Morohashi
2179 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4431 New Nelson (John Haig)
1333 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1431 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
58 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2741 2001 Kanji
6a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-4 SKIP code
2290.3 Four corner code
2090.3 Four corner code
1-27-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7cf8 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
Variants:
ray, light
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
527 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 光学 【コウガク】 optics
  • 光栄 【コウエイ】 honour, honor, glory, privilege
  • 脚光 【キャッコウ】 footlight, limelight
  • 発光 【ハッコウ】 emission (of light), radiation (of light), luminescence

Kun reading compounds

  • 光る 【ひかる】 to shine, to glitter, to be bright
  • 光る棒 【ひかるぼう】 glowstick, neon light stick
  • 光 【ひかり】 light, illumination, ray, beam, gleam, glow, happiness, hope, influence, power, vision, eyesight
  • 光り輝く 【ひかりかがやく】 to shine, to glitter
  • 越光 【こしひかり】 Koshihikari (variety of rice)
  • 柔らかな光 【やわらかなひかり】 soft light

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 こお、 てる、 ひこ、 み、 みつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guang1
Korean:
gwang

Spanish

  • rayo
  • luz
  • paisaje
  • honor
  • brillar
  • brillo

Portuguese

  • raio
  • luz

French

  • rayon
  • lumière
72 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
129 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
116 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
417 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1358 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
217 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
281 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
138 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
138 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
464 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
143 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3043 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1550 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2121 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
120 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1350 Morohashi
2391 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
349 New Nelson (John Haig)
119 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
125 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
345 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
121 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1057 2001 Kanji
3n3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
9021.1 Four corner code
1-24-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5149 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
swamp, marsh, brilliance, grace
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
296 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 沢 【タク】 blessing, grace, favour, favor, benefit
  • 沢山 【タクサン】 a lot, lots, plenty, many, a large number, much, a great deal, a good deal, enough, sufficient, enough, too many, too much
  • 沼沢 【ショウタク】 marsh, swamp, bog
  • 恵沢 【ケイタク】 blessing, pity, favor, favour, benefit

Kun reading compounds

  • 沢 【さわ】 mountain stream, valley, dale, wetlands, swamp, marsh
  • 沢地 【さわち】 marshy land

Readings

Japanese names:
おも、 さ、 さわん、 わさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ze2
Korean:
taeg, seog

Spanish

  • pantano
  • brillo
  • beneficio
  • muchos

Portuguese

  • brejo

French

  • marais
  • ruisseau de montagne
  • abondance
1552 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
403 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2503 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
908 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1462 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
404 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
994 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1031 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1395 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1164 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
313 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
201 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
238 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1081 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17234 Morohashi
267 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3062 New Nelson (John Haig)
1072 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1153 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
442 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1137 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
362 2001 Kanji
3a4.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
3718.7 Four corner code
1-34-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ca2 Unicode hex code